The capital of the same-named federal land and historic city is located in the northern foothills of the Alps on the border with Germany. Salzburg is the hometown of the great Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and was built in a Baroque style. It is not surprising that now this stunning city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Salzburg is home to Austria's second largest airport, in addition to many museums, cathedrals, parks, boutiques and famous restaurants.
The town, which is over 3,000 years old, is considered one of the world's most beautiful lakeside locations. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site back in 1997, Hallstatt is visited every year by thousands of tourists to see the world's oldest salt mine and to enjoy the spectacular views from the famous Hallstatt Skywalk.
This resort stands at 542 metres above sea level and offers water sports, fishing and hiking in the mountains during the summer, and skiing and snowboarding in the winter. The town is famous for its period baroque cathedrals and it is home to Mozart's mother Anna Maria, along with museums of musical instruments and a unique doll museum. There is also a high lookout point (1,521m) on top of Mount Schaffberg, which can be reached by a unique steam toothed railway with the steepest ascent in Austria. The railway has been open since 1893.
This is the best thermal spa in Upper Austria with healing mineral springs. Located only 16 km away from St. Wolfgang, Bad-Ischl the largest and most popular therapeutic spa in Upper Austria with unique mineral waters and mud. Moreover, one can admire the tea house of Empress Elisabeth, the villa of composer Franz Lehár and the summer residence of Kaiser Franz Josef.
Postalm am Wolfgangsee
This is a ski resort with 20 km of downhill runs, 9 rope tow lifts and snowboarding schools.
This is a mountain (1,493m) where you can test your endurance not only by skiing but also by paragliding, hiking and mountain biking. Zwolferhorn is also the famous cable car, named after the mountain peak, where it takes 11 minutes to reach an altitude of 908 metres. Here you will be inspired by the spectacular panoramic views.